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Description - Stem Cells For Dummies by Lawrence S.B. Goldstein

The first authoritative yet accessible guide to this controversial topic Stem Cell Research For Dummies offers a balanced, plain-English look at this politically charged topic, cutting away the hype and presenting the facts clearly for you, free from debate. It explains what stem cells are and what they do, the legalities of harvesting them and using them in research, the latest research findings from the U.S. and abroad, and the prospects for medical stem cell therapies in the short and long term. * Explains the differences between adult stem cells and embryonic/umbilical cord stem cells * Provides both sides of the political debate and the pros and cons of each side's opinions * Includes medical success stories using stem cell therapy and its promise for the future Comprehensive and unbiased, Stem Cell Research For Dummies is the only guide you need to understand this volatile issue.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780470259283
ISBN-10: 0470259280
Format: Paperback
(232mm x 187mm x 21mm)
Pages: 364
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 22-Jan-2010
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Lawrence S.B. Goldstein

Lawrence S.B. Goldstein, PhD, one of the world's foremost experts in stem cell research, is Director of the Stem Cell Initiative at the University of California, San Diego. Meg Schneider is the author or coauthor of several books, including COPD For Dummies.